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Trio of Weekend Regattas A Solid Showing for Hoyas

September 28, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Georgetown University’s sailing team finished second at this weekend’s St. Mary’s Intersectional Regatta. St. Mary’s College played host to the event in St. Mary’s City, Md. The Blue and Gray placed second in both A and B divisions, with seniors Charlie Buckingham and Ashley Phillips earning a score of 95Read More

Big East Play Begins

September 28, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Back from its West Coast trip, the No. 19 women’s soccer team split its two games this weekend. On Friday, the Hoyas (8-3, 2-1 Big East) dropped a close match 1-0 to the Rutgers Scarlet Nights (6-5, 1-2 Big East). But in its return to North Kehoe on Sunday, GeorgetownRead More

GU Finishes Weekend Strong

September 28, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Fresh off last Tuesday’s thriller in which they rallied from two sets down to shock UMBC, the Hoyas (11-7, 1-1 Big East) shifted gears in preparation for homecoming weekend and the start of Big East competition. Friday night was the toughest test of the season for the Blue and Gray,Read More

Fourth-Quarter Surge Gives Hoyas Homecoming Victory

September 25, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Patriot League contenders, beware. Georgetown’s victory over defending champion Holy Cross showed that the upstart Hoyas are for real.   Georgetown (3-1, 2-0 Patriot League) defeated Holy Cross (1-3, 0-1 Patriot League) 17-7 at Multi-Sport Field to maintain its place at the top of the conference standings and record itsRead More

Attendance Plummets as Nationals’ Promising Season Crumbles

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Last April on Georgetown Day, this column happily pointed out that despite the disappointing seasons of the other three major professional sports teams in Washington, the historically abysmal Nationals were not in last place. Yet. Last April on Georgetown Day, the indestructible, unbeatable Stephen Strasburg was breezing through his startsRead More

Patenaude Changing the Offensive Culture on Hilltop

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Dec. 3, 2009, Hofstra University announced it was cutting its football program due to a lack of funding. While this decision severely altered the athletic landscape at Hofstra, the effects of that decision are starting to be felt on the Hilltop.   When the Hofstra football program was discontinued,Read More

Smith Concerned With Injury Risk

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As part of the Georgetown University Sports Industry Management Graduate Program’s Speaker Series, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith addressed an audience of more than 300 at the Lohrfink Auditorium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Tuesday night. With students, professionals and members of several national media outletsRead More

Hoyas Battle Back From Early Deficit to Shock Furman

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Down two sets to none, the Georgetown volleyball team (10-6) came storming back to win three straight sets and notched another heart-pumping, five-set victory against University of Maryland, Baltimore County (4-9) Tuesday night in McDonough Arena. Senior outside hitter Samantha Trauth led the way with 17 kills to go alongRead More

Hoyas Find Consistency

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

It was a great weekend for the Georgetown sailing team. The team sailed in four competitions and finished in the top 10 of every single one. Up in Kings Point, N.Y., one of the Blue and Gray squads participated in the Nevins Trophy regatta. Led by sophomore Chris Barnard’s stellarRead More

Reflections on Clutch Play

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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